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Highway 89a closed 20 miles south of Paige

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by Infra, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. Feb 20, 2013 at 1:57 PM
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    Infra

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    In case anyone is driving up north be warned that you will have a take a detour. 89a is closed roughly 20 miles south of Paige. Around 5am this morning there was what they are describing as a "geological" event that has caused the highway to buckle and separate.

    ADOT and DPS state they do not know how long it will be closed, the detour DPS has set up is about 40 miles out of the way, at least as far as I have heard.

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  2. Feb 20, 2013 at 2:04 PM
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    That's one hell of a crack....
    First thing I thought of vvv
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  4. Feb 20, 2013 at 2:09 PM
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    maybe Ca. is finally break off into the sea??
     
  5. Feb 20, 2013 at 2:12 PM
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    Ghostofkrypton

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    Perhaps, we are already paying california tax rates....... Why not get the beach front property to go along with it.
     
  6. Feb 20, 2013 at 2:57 PM
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    snowtank

    snowtank whys the rum gone

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    Some stuff here and there....
    Holy shit. Lets go see if we can wheel it. Haha i am driving back up to show low tonight. I guess luckily not up the 89.
     
  7. Feb 20, 2013 at 3:01 PM
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    I've wheeled similar... :anonymous:

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    Abandoned Highway in Centralia Pa. :cool:
     
  8. Feb 20, 2013 at 3:06 PM
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    snowtank whys the rum gone

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    Some stuff here and there....
    Damn! Go craig!
     
  9. Feb 20, 2013 at 3:10 PM
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  10. Feb 20, 2013 at 3:14 PM
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    :eek: Holy SHIIIT thats crazy Cali is doomed to sink in the ocean.
     
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    Bad ass sir! +1 for just having balls to do that.
     
  12. Feb 20, 2013 at 3:37 PM
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    Holy hell! Ive been on that road hundreds of times growing up up north. That's insane.


    Gaaah!!! Motherhumpers!! Top 5 favorite movies right there. Watched it religiously as a kid. Thanks dad. Lol. Used to run from couch to couch andbot touch the floor. Still creeps me out. Now they are in Az! Lol. Im gonna have nightmares now.
     
  13. Feb 20, 2013 at 3:40 PM
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    Razgriz wtf am i reading

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    If i could remember my geology i cold tell you why thats happening. Well at least what it strikes me as. But it has do with the san andreas fault. Come on brain work >.>
     
  14. Feb 20, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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    News outlets are reporting this happened to due some "geological" or "geo-thermal" event. None of them have mention anything about the San Andreas fault
     
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    Imagine being on that road as it split. Crazy stuff right there.
     
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    :laughing:

    we've had a bunch of fun up that way...

    Here's Josh (JLink) on the same crack:

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    Heres a shot from quite some time back when it was not as large:

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    from left to right: Virgilus11 (truck now in Texas & owned by Delmarva), XXXX (formerly Oswego), SecretSquirrel, and lrgrnr.
     
  18. Feb 20, 2013 at 4:09 PM
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    Yeah that would have been crazy to see that happen in person. ADOT and DPS say they found out about this because they had responded to a report of a vehicle collision and upon responding found this.
     
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    isnt that PA highway where the underground coal fire has been burning for like 60 years? Pretty cool story, really cool you guys can play around there
     
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